Hardware withdrawal: IBM Power Systems model and miscellaneous features

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 912-016
February 21, 2012

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Effective February 21, 2012, May 25, 2012, and July 27, 2012, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the following IBM Power Systems™ model and miscellaneous features. On or after the effective date of withdrawal, you can no longer order these products directly from IBM.

You can obtain the products on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners

If you have a continuing need for this product, visit our IBM Certified Used website to check on availability or utilize our request a quote to communicate your specific requirements. IBM Certified Used Equipment™ has the largest inventory of used IBM systems that are refurbished, tested, and warranted for a minimum of 90 days. For further information, visit

http://ibm.com/shop/used


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The following IBM Power Systems machine type-models are being withdrawn:

Effective May 25, 2012

Model withdrawals
Description                                        MT  Model

Deskside Hardware Management Console              7042  C08
IBM Power® 720                                    8202  E4B
IBM Power 740                                     8205  E6B
IBM Power 710/Power 730                           8231  E2B

The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM Power Systems machine types:

Effective February 21, 2012

Feature withdrawals
Description                                        MT  Model Feature
Customer Solution Center - Rochester Mfg          8202  E4B     5002 
                                                  8202  E4C 
                                                  8205  E6B 
                                                  8205  E6C 
                                                  8231  E1C 
                                                  8231  E2B 
                                                  8231  E2C 
                                                  8233  E8B 
                                                  9117  MMB 
                                                  9117  MMC 
                                                  9119  FHB 
                                                  9179  MHB 
                                                  9179  MHC 
                                                  9401  150 
                                                  9406  170 
                                                  9406  250 
                                                  9406  270 
                                                  9406  600 
                                                  9406  620 
                                                  9406  640 
                                                  9406  650 
                                                  9406  720 
                                                  9406  730 
                                                  9406  740 
                                                  9406  800 
                                                  9406  810 
                                                  9406  820 
                                                  9406  825 
                                                  9406  830 
                                                  9406  840 
                                                  9406  870 
                                                  9406  890 
                                                  9406  S10 
                                                  9406  S20 
                                                  9406  S30 
                                                  9406  S40 
                                                  9406  SB1 
                                                  9406  SB2 
                                                  9406  SB3

The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM Power Systems machine types:

Effective May 25, 2012

Feature withdrawals
Description                                        MT  Model Feature

No Modem                                          7042  C08     0031
16 Q32 Asm, 1 I/O drawer enabled board            0207  200     0204
RISC-to-RISC Data Migration                       8202  E4B     0205
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
CBU Specify                                       8205  E6B     0444
Customer Specified Placement                      8202  E4B     0456
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
SSD Placement Indicator (5802/5803)               8202  E4B     0463
                                                  8205  E6B
SSD Placement Indicator - 5886                    8202  E4B     0464
                                                  8205  E6B
SSD Placement Indicator - 5887                    8202  E4B     0465
                                                  8205  E6B
Balanced Warehouse Solution Indicator             8205  E6B     0710
Warehouse Single Server Solution Indicator        8205  E6B     0713
#1996 Load Source Specify                         8205  E6B     0724
                                                  8231  E2B
Power 720 4-core Express® Edition for IBM i       8202  E4B     0774
Power 720 6-, 8-core Express Edition for IBM i    8202  E4B     0778
#1879 Load Source Specify                         8205  E6B     0870
                                                  8231  E2B
#1948 Load Source Specify                         8205  E6B     0872
                                                  8231  E2B
#1794 Load Source Specify                         8205  E6B     0876
Smart Analytics System routing indicator          8205  E6B     1114
Integrated Storage Controller w/ 24 - 600GB
drives                                            8205  E6B     1136

Factory Deconfiguration of 1-core                 8205  E6B     2319
                                                  8231  E2B
3-meter DDR 4X Copper Cable                       7989  BCH     3246
                                                  8231  E1C
                                                  8231  E2B
                                                  8231  E2C
One and only one rack indicator feature is required on
all orders (#4650 to #4666).
Rack Indicator- Not Factory Integrated            8202  E4B     4650
One and only one rack indicator feature is required on
all orders (#4650 to #4666).
                                                  8205  E6B
One and only one rack indicator feature is required on
all orders (#4650 to #4666).
                                                  8231  E2B
Rack Indicator, Rack #1                           8202  E4B     4651
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Rack Indicator, Rack #2                           8202  E4B     4652
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Rack Indicator, Rack #3                           8202  E4B     4653
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Rack Indicator, Rack #4                           8202  E4B     4654
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Rack Indicator, Rack #5                           8202  E4B     4655
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Rack Indicator, Rack #6                           8202  E4B     4656
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Rack Indicator, Rack #7                           8202  E4B     4657
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Rack Indicator, Rack #8                           8202  E4B     4658
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Rack Indicator, Rack #9                           8202  E4B     4659
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Rack Indicator, Rack #10                          8202  E4B     4660
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Rack Indicator, Rack #11                          8202  E4B     4661
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Rack Indicator, Rack #12                          8202  E4B     4662
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Rack Indicator, Rack #13                          8202  E4B     4663
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Rack Indicator, Rack #14                          8202  E4B     4664
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Rack Indicator, Rack #15                          8202  E4B     4665
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Rack Indicator, Rack #16                          8202  E4B     4666
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Power 720 Solution Edition for IBM i              8202  E4B     4971
Power 740 Solution Edition for IBM i              8205  E6B     4972
One Processor of 5250 Enterprise Enablement for
Solution Edition                                  8205  E6B     4973
Power 720 Solution Edition for IBM i              8202  E4B     4975
Software Preload Required                         8202  E4B     5000
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
10 Gb Ethernet Pass-Thru Module                   7989  BCH     5412
RFID Tags for Servers, Blades, BladeCenters,
Racks, and HMCs                                   8205  E6B     5524
                                                  8231  E2B
System AC Power Supply, 1725 W                    8205  E6B     5603
4.2 GHz Proc Card, 0/2 Core POWER6®, 8 DDR2
Memory Slots                                      9117  MMA     5621
PCI-DDR 12X Expansion Drawer                      9406  MMA     5796
                                                  9408  M25
                                                  9409  M50
Dual-port 12X Channel Interface Attach - Short
Run                                               9406  MMA     6446
                                                  9408  M25
                                                  9409  M50
Dual-port 12X Channel Interface Attach- Long Run  9406  MMA     6457
                                                  9408  M25
                                                  9409  M50
 
SDI Software Pre-Install Indicator                8202  E4B     7305
 
                                                  8205  E6B
 
                                                  8231  E2B


Chassis with One Processor Planar                 8231  E2B     7317
Chassis with Two Processor Planar                 8231  E2B     7318
Linux Software Preinstall                         8202  E4B     8143
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Linux Software Preinstall (Business Partners)     8202  E4B     8144
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Ethernet Expansion Card (CFFv)                    7988  J21     8249
                                                  7998  60X
                                                  7998  61X
QLogic Ethernet and 4 Gb Fibre Channel Expansion
Card (CFFh)                                       7778  23X     8252
                                                  7891  73X
                                                  7891  74X
                                                  7988  J21
                                                  7998  60X
                                                  7998  61X
                                                  8406  70Y
                                                  8406  71Y
4x DDR Expansion Card (CFFh) for IBM BladeCenter® 7778  23X     8258
                                                  7809  H22
                                                  7998  60X
                                                  7998  61X
                                                  8406  70Y
                                                  8406  71Y
Broadcom 2-port 10 GbE Expansion Card (CFFh/PCIe) 7809  H22     8292
Broadcom 4-port 10 GbE Expansion Card (CFFh/PCIe) 7809  H22     8293
4-core 3.0 GHz POWER7® Processor Module           8202  E4B     8350
                                                  8231  E2B
6-core 3.0 GHz POWER7 Processor Module            8202  E4B     8351
8-core 3.0 GHz POWER7 Processor Module            8202  E4B     8352
HMC/Server Order Linkage Indicator                7042  C08     9069
Order Routing Indicator- System Plant             7042  C08     9169
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Language Group Specify - US English               7042  C08     9300
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
New AIX® License Core Counter                     8202  E4B     9440
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
New IBM i License Core Counter                    8202  E4B     9441
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
New Red Hat License Core Counter                  8202  E4B     9442
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
New SUSE License Core Counter                     8202  E4B     9443
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Other AIX License Core Counter                    8202  E4B     9444
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Other Linux™ License Core Counter                8202  E4B     9445
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
3rd Party Linux License Core Counter              8202  E4B     9446
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
VIOS Core Counter                                 8202  E4B     9447
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Month Indicator                                   8202  E4B     9461
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Day Indicator                                     8202  E4B     9462
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Hour Indicator                                    8202  E4B     9463
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Minute Indicator                                  8202  E4B     9464
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Qty Indicator                                     8202  E4B     9465
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Countable Member Indicator                        8202  E4B     9466
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Language Group Specify - Dutch                    7042  C08     9700
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Language Group Specify - French                   7042  C08     9703
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Language Group Specify - German                   7042  C08     9704
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Language Group Specify - Polish                   7042  C08     9705
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Language Group Specify - Norwegian                7042  C08     9706
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Language Group Specify - Portuguese               7042  C08     9707
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Language Group Specify - Spanish                  7042  C08     9708
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Language Group Specify - Italian                  7042  C08     9711
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Language Group Specify - Canadian French          7042  C08     9712
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Language Group Specify - Japanese                 7042  C08     9714
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Language Group Specify - Traditional Chinese
(Taiwan)                                          7042  C08     9715
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Language Group Specify - Korean                   7042  C08     9716
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Language Group Specify - Turkish                  7042  C08     9718
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Language Group Specify - Hungarian                7042  C08     9719
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Language Group Specify - Slovakian                7042  C08     9720
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Language Group Specify - Russian                  7042  C08     9721
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Language Group Specify - Simplified Chinese (PRC) 7042  C08     9722
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Language Group Specify - Czech                    7042  C08     9724
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Language Group Specify -- Romanian                7042  C08     9725
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Language Group Specify - Croatian                 7042  C08     9726
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Language Group Specify -- Slovenian               7042  C08     9727
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Language Group Specify - Brazilian Portuguese     7042  C08     9728
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Language Group Specify - Thai                     7042  C08     9729
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
Rational Appliance Cobol Solution Tracking Code   8231  E2B     ERA1
Rational Appliance C/C++ Solution Tracking Code   8231  E2B     ERA2
Rational Appliance Cobol Solution Tracking Code   8231  E2B     ERA3
Rational Appliance C/C++ Solution Tracking Code   8231  E2B     ERA4

The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM Power Systems machine types:

Effective July 27, 2012

Feature withdrawals
Description                                        MT  Model Feature

PCI-DDR 12X Expansion Drawer                      8202  E4B     5796
                                                  8202  E4C
                                                  8203  E4A
                                                  8204  E8A
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8205  E6C
                                                  8233  E8B
                                                  8234  EMA
                                                  8261  E4S
                                                  9117  MMA
                                                  9117  MMB
                                                  9117  MMC
                                                  9179  MHB
                                                  9179  MHC
Dual-port 12X Channel Interface Attach - Short
Run                                               7314  G30     6446
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8202  E4C
                                                  8203  E4A
                                                  8204  E8A
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8205  E6C
                                                  8233  E8B
                                                  8234  EMA
                                                  8261  E4S
                                                  9117  MMA
                                                  9117  MMB
                                                  9117  MMC
                                                  9179  MHB
                                                  9179  MHC
Dual-port 12X Channel Interface Attach- Long Run  7314  G30     6457
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8202  E4C
                                                  8203  E4A
                                                  8204  E8A
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8205  E6C
                                                  8233  E8B
                                                  8234  EMA
                                                  8261  E4S
                                                  9117  MMA
                                                  9117  MMB
                                                  9117  MMC
                                                  9179  MHB
                                                  9179  MHC
1-Wide Add-on SMP Chassis                         7778  23X     8446

Model Conversion withdrawals

The following model conversions on the specified machine types are withdrawn effective May 25, 2012.


From                To
Machine   From      Machine   To
Type      Model     Type      Model

8203       E4A      8202      E4B

 

Effective May 25, 2012

Feature conversion withdrawals
From    From      To        To      To
type    feature   feature   type    model

8203    5577      8351      8202    E4B
8203    5587      8351      8202    E4B
8203    5634      8351      8202    E4B
8203    5635      8351      8202    E4B
8203    5577      8352      8202    E4B
8203    5587      8352      8202    E4B
8203    5634      8352      8202    E4B
8203    5635      8352      8202    E4B


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                                             Machine/model
 Withdrawn product    Replacement product    feature/part
 
 8202-E4B             Power 720 Express      8202-E4C
 8205-E6B             Power 740 Express      8205-E6C
 8231-E2B             Power 710 Express      8231-E1C or
                      Power 730 Express      8231-E2C
 

Business Partner information

If you are a Direct Reseller - System Reseller acquiring products from IBM, you may link directly to Business Partner information for this announcement. A PartnerWorld® ID and password are required (use IBM ID).

https://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/mem/sla.jsp?num=912-016
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Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

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